| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Last week, politicians who helped craft the Affordable Care Act (ACA) celebrated in self-congratulatory style the third anniversary of that monstrosity which will soon extinguish health care as we've known it.
The president's promises about the ACA...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If you don't like some of the recent changes to your airline loyalty program, talk to Mike Croswell. He's a United Airlines "Million Miler" who assumed that his three decades of devotion to the airline would be reciprocated after he stopped being a...
| Oct 14, 2013
I enjoy power tools that go "VRRRROOMMMMM!!!" and hitting things with hammers, but that doesn't make me a handyman.
I learned that quickly after becoming a homeowner. There are jobs I can do — painting, minor bits of plumbing, light carpentry...
| Jan 27, 2013
The first time Erol Uner went to the emergency room recently, he knew something was seriously wrong because fluid retention had caused his legs to double in size. He was seen right away and wound up being hospitalized for two weeks for treatment of...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Herbalife maintained that its financial statements are sound and reliable amid news that its auditor is in the middle of an insider-trading investigation.
Scott London, 50, a senior partner with KPMG, was ousted by his company after it learned the...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Amid the cheering in many quarters over the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the federal healthcare law, a sobering fact remains: California's ailing healthcare system won't be easy to fix.
Millions of Californians will still lack insurance even after...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:16 PM
The gig: Dominic Ng, 54, is chairman and chief executive of Pasadena's East West Bank, formerly a savings and loan association based in L.A.'s Chinatown that he built into the nation's largest Chinese American bank, with $23 billion in assets. The bank...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Just as Boeing Co. and its 787 Dreamliner looked to be taking off again, another fire onboard the signature new passenger jet has brought the resurgence to a halt.
A 787 — one of 68 delivered so far by Boeing — that had been sitting at a...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Shareholders of The Hartford Financial Services Group voted to approve executives' compensation, the board of directors and to appoint Deloitte & Touche as the company's independent accounting firm.
The meeting was sparsely attended — a few...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Automakers topped the list of the greenest global businesses when Interbrand released its annual list earlier this week.
But while the industry has made gains, it isn’t a bastion of green policies and often fights the efforts by regulators to...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
In a classic "Seinfeld" episode, the ever-hapless George Costanza decides it's time to change his strategy. "Every decision that I've ever made in my entire life has been wrong. My life is the complete opposite of everything I've wanted to be."
| Nov 23, 2012
| 6:55 PM
A rotating schedule of overnight and early-morning store openings significantly eased the Black Friday crowds at the Glendale Galleria, producing a much calmer scene compared to years past.
Black Friday used to be confined to early-morning store...